Doris Billings Earle

Published: 12/23/2016 3:00:07 AM
Modified: 12/23/2016 3:00:14 AM

Bridgewater Corners, Vt. — Doris Billings Earle, 77, died Wednesday Dec. 21, 2016 at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H.

Doris was born on June 14, 1939 in Poultney, Vermont the daughter of Gilbert E. and Anna (Sears) Billings.

Doris worked for her family at Ruth’s Lunch in Ludlow, Vermont and later at the Cole Farm in Woodstock, Vt. She then spent 43 years delivering mail in Plymouth and Bridgewater Corners with her late husband Carroll, retiring March 31, 2013.

Doris was a long time supporter of the Bethany Mennonite Church in Bridgewater Corners and well known throughout the community as someone who loved to dance, cook, and spend time with both family and friends.

She is survived by her 5 children; Linda Scott – Andrews and her husband Rodney Andrews, Debora and James Oldenburg Jr., Tammi Earle and her partner Robert Berg, Edwin P. and his wife Tammy Earle, and Carolsue and her husband William Hannabury, 14 grandchildren, 6 great grandchildren, and her brother Robert F. Billings and his wife Shirley.  In addition to her parents she is pre deceased by her husband Carroll F. Earle, a grandson Mark G. Earle, and 10 siblings; Louise Jones, Ruth Dubey, Alex Billings, Gilbert C. Billings, Raymond Billings, Edgar Billings, Betty Ragucci, Norma Linihar, and Phyllis Kennett.

A memorial visitation will be held on Tuesday evening Dec. 27 from 5 p.m to 7 p.m. at the Cabot Funeral Home in Woodstock, Vt. A memorial service will be held on Wednesday Dec. 28 at 11a.m. at the Bethany Mennonite Church in Bridgewater Corners. Burial will take place in the Topliff Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made to; The Bethany Mennonite Church, 169 Rt. 100 A Bridgewater Crns., VT 05035 or to the Bridgewater Fire Department, P.O. Box 212, Bridgewater, VT 05034 or Neighbors Helping Neighbors, P.O. Box 39, Bridgewater, VT 05034.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Cabot Funeral Home in Woodstock, Vermont. An on line guest book can be found at

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